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Past articles by Carmen:

How to manage your finances in 2019: Credit card tips

Want to improve your finances in 2019? We asked personal finance experts for advice, and this is what they said: If you only do one thing, do this. Read on to see the tips they offered. → Read More

Contactless 'tap-and-go' cards finally enter US market

Tap and go instead of dip or swipe? Contactless cards, the norm in Canada and the U.K., are finally entering the American market → Read More

Everything Canadians need to know about STI testing and sexual health

Chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis. The list goes on when it comes to sexually transmitted infections, and if you’re having unprotected sex, you ought to get tested. → Read More

Here’s what happens when you eat too much Thanksgiving dinner

In a new video, scientists at the American Chemical Society walk viewers through exactly what happens when you stuff yourself at dinner. → Read More

Watching hockey is stressing your heart out, Canadian study warns

A quirky new Canadian study is warning that the thrill of victory and the pain of defeat in the good ol’ hockey game can wreak havoc on your heart health. → Read More

Here’s why Canada may be in for a miserable 2017-18 flu season

A miserable flu season may be in the works as influenza arrives on Canada’s doorstep, experts are warning. → Read More

Skipping breakfast may be hardening your arteries. Here’s why

A new study is warning that skipping breakfast may be increasing your risk of atherosclerosis, which is when your arteries harden and narrow as they build up with plaque. → Read More

10 nutrient-packed autumn fruits and veggies you should be eating

Pumpkin spice and Halloween candies may be what comes to mind when fall rolls around, but there are lots of options for healthy, fresh fare too. → Read More

5 things you need to know about Canada’s growing doctor workforce

In 2016, more than 84,000 physicians were practicing in Canada — the highest number ever in this country. → Read More

Here’s how much genetics are to blame for autism

While scientists are still discovering more about autism spectrum disorder, new research in the field suggests that genes may explain most of the risk of an ASD diagnosis – to the tune of 83 per cent. → Read More

Here are all the germs your kids may be spreading while playing sports

They’re swapping equipment, sharing water bottles and throwing sweat-drenched towels to each other – while kids love organized sports, germs can spread quickly through a team. → Read More

Heart disease patients who quit their daily Aspirin are at risk of heart attack, stroke: study

After a heart attack or stroke, doctors often prescribe patients with a daily dose of Aspirin. Now a new study is warning that if heart disease patients abandon their therapy, they could be at risk of a subsequent heart attack or stroke. → Read More

Under 18? Avoid sports drinks and energy drinks, Canadian Paediatric Society warns

If you’re under 18, you should avoid all sports drinks and energy drinks, the Canadian Paediatric Society is warning in a new position statement. → Read More

8 questions you should always ask your doctor

You may be seeing a family doctor, a specialist or a physician at a walk-in clinic. Are you asking the right questions when you’re heading into your appointment? → Read More

‘Global health emergency’: We’re running out of antibiotics, the WHO warns

Right now, there are 51 new antibiotics in the works to treat superbugs – but only eight are classified as “innovative treatments that will add value” to the drugs we already have on hand. → Read More

Here’s how successful your IVF cycles will be, according to a new study

A new study suggests couples shouldn’t be dissuaded if expectant moms miscarry during their first try at IVF – they’re more likely to have a baby with more treatment. → Read More

Everything Canadians need to know about autumn allergies

The weather is cooling down, the leaves are changing colours and you’re battling itchy eyes and a stuffy nose – autumn allergy season is here. → Read More

Everything Canadians need to know about autumn allergies

The weather is cooling down, the leaves are changing colours and you’re battling itchy eyes and a stuffy nose – autumn allergy season is here. → Read More

8 tasty, healthy, easy-to-make lunches for the workplace

Homemade meals are cheaper, healthier and better for the waistline. Keep in mind, they don't have to be hard to put together either. → Read More

Sitting all day at work? Get up every 30 minutes to cut your risk of death

Sitting all day at work? Doctors have warned that "sitting disease" is real so if you want to combat it, get up and move every 30 minutes, a new study is warning. → Read More